Mon, 16 May 2016
This partial Editor's Blog features edited excerpts from the pre-screening intros of Julian Roffman's The Mask (1961), Canada's first feature-length 3D and horror film, screened in 2012 and 2015 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.
The 2012 extract focuses on the fragile state of a rare 35mm print and the 3D process, while the 2015 extract covers both the book launch of The Canadian Horror Film: Terror of the Soul, with editors Gina Freitag and Andre Loiselle providing contextual background info on Canadian film history and The Mask's uniqueness.
Read the full Editor's Blog at KQEK.com.
Read a detailed review of KINO's 3D Blu-ray and DVD editions of The Mask.
Additional info on The Canadian Horror Film is also available.
Also available: HD extracts from visual podast version at Big Head Amusements.com.
Direct download: KQEK_Digital__TBL_Mask2012-2015__2016_05_08_MP3_louder.mp3
Category:TV & Film -- posted at: 3:07pm EDT
Thu, 12 May 2016
Author & journalist Tom Roston (PBS's POV) discusses I Lost It at the Video Store: A Filmmaker’s Oral History of a Vanished Era (The Critical Press), his brisk and engaging chronicle of the disappearing bricks & mortar video rental shop that used to be the main home movie resource for film fans and emerging filmmakers.
A review of Tom Roston's I Lost It at the Video Store is available at KQEK.com.
Coming soon: a follow-up podcast featuring edited excerpts from the lengthy discussion & audience Q&A with author Roston and NOW Magazine's Senior Film Writer Norman Wilner, recorded live at Bay Street Video on Monday May 2, 2016.
Direct download: Tom_Roston_Podcast_A_-_2_track_mix-down_-_FINAL_B.mp3
Category:home video -- posted at: 3:38pm EDT